Recent Study Finds Regular Sex Gives Youthful Appearance

Recent Study Finds Regular Sex Gives Youthful Appearance

The various health benefits of regular albeit safe sex are often touted. Some say the good cardiovascular workout is the greatest benefit, while others champion the wonders of sex for reducing stress. A recent study has good news for men and women who love a good bonk Dr David Weeks, a neuropsychiatrist, polled 3, 500 volunteers and found that frequent sex can make a person appear four to seven years younger.

Given that stress and anxiety contribute significantly to aging a person’s appearance, it makes sense that regular sex supposedly helps people to appear younger. According to Dr Weeks, who has reportedly been collecting research for a decade, the advantages of regular sex in combating aging are most apparent in people in long-term partnerships casual sex supposedly is not as much of a wrinkle-buster.

When people are complimented on having youthful looks, they often respond that it is ‘good genes’ not so, according to Weeks. In the researcher’s opinion, lifestyle behaviour accounts for 75% of whether one appears youthful for one’s age or not.

Many women (and men too) spend a small fortune on skin products which are said to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and brighten the complexion, but it is apparently far more cost-effective to have a long-term lover at your beck and call. Regardless of the truth of the doctor’s findings, spouses who feel they are not getting enough sexual attention can at least use Weeks’ study as leverage with their significant others.

Although the findings of Weeks’ research make it is a good idea for couples to break out the massage oil, exercise also is a good way of maintaining a youthful appearance. Exercising frequently also leaves you feeling more energized, so that you have more stamina available for bedroom gymnastics. It could be that the most youthful looking people of all are those who have active lifestyles all round, not only in the bedroom. Weeks’ findings aside, sex with a significant other trumps wrinkle treatments and cosmetic procedures, which are exorbitant and don’t feel half as good (or intimate).

Nataly Komova

Nutritionist. Bluffton University, MS

In today's world, people's eating and exercise patterns have changed, and it is often lifestyle that is the cause of many diet-related illnesses. I believe that each of us is unique – what works for one does not help another. What is more, it can even be harmful. I am interested in food psychology, which studies a person's relationship with their body and food, explains our choices and desires for specific products, the difficulty of maintaining optimal body weight, as well as the influence of various internal and external factors on appetite. I'm also an avid vintage car collector, and currently, I'm working on my 1993 W124 Mercedes. You may have stumbled upon articles I have been featured in, for example, in Cosmopolitan, Elle, Grazia, Women's Health, The Guardian, and others.

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